OUR Newsletter
July 31, 2014

The Office for Undergraduate Research newsletter is published bi-weekly to share news about undergraduate research at UNC, relevant events, accomplishments of our students and faculty, and more.  For additional information, please visit our website or email us at our@unc.edu.

In this newsletter:

• On the Blogs

• OUR News

• Other News, Events and Opportunities

• Make a Gift


On the Blogs

OUR Blog: Read about OUR Ambassador Lauren Askew's experience as a SMART scholar and her current summer research. Also, Carolina alum Brianna Osinski tells us about doing research in Panama with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

GRC Blog: Read about some best practices for mentoring undergraduate researchers in OUR Associate Director Donna Bickford's blog post.


OUR News

The HHMI-Future Scientists and Clinicians and the SMART Scholars presented their research at a symposium on July 18. Check out some of our pictures!

Clockwise from top left: HHMI-FSC SMART Poster Session; Tuong Nguyen (HHMI-FSC) responds to a question; Hafsa Mohamud, SMART Scholar, presents to attendees including OUR Director Krista Perriera; Yaa Ofori-Marfoh, SMART Scholar, shares her findings with an attendee.


Other News, Events and Opportunities

Congratulations to 2014 SURF recipient Karina Javalkar, who is first author on an article on chronic kidney disease in adolescents recently published in Preventing Chronic Disease.


Give to OUR

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